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The following is an extract from "The Cory Family History," a mimeographed document dated 1 April 1955, by Fay Cory Perrin, pages 2-3:
" ... James Cory ... Came to Palmyra, Wis., with his brother Thomas about 1860.Served in the armed service Civil War.Enlisted Jefferson [County], Wis., April 29, 1861, Pvt. Co. E, 4th Wis., Cavalry term of 3 years.Gave age as 21, home as Sullivan Wis., Mustered into U. S. Service Racine, Wis., July 2, 1861.Died in service at Baton Rouge, La., August 11, 1862.Cause, heart disease.He is not buried in Wisconsin. ... "